Discover the essential steps of the Social Foxtrot, Rumba, Cha-Cha, Merengue and the Waltz; for those with little or no experience. Students will need to bring the following to the first session: a bottle of water, loose comfortable clothing and preferably soft-bottom footwear. Please do not wear stilettos. Please enrol early for this course to avoid disappointment.

This course will cover the basic steps of the Cha-Cha, Rumba, Waltz and Social Foxtrot. The focus will be on identifying the differences between Latin and Ballroom, music, stance, poise and becoming comfortable with the different movements. Time will be spent on building up confidence to dance and have an enjoyable experience. Learners will also improve their general level of fitness and muscle tone from the dance class contributes to a healthy lifestyle and improved well-being. The course is flexible to suit the needs of students, providing revision and practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify Ballroom and Latin Hold, Posture and Movement
  • Identify different music, Ballroom or Latin
  • Developing Partnering Skills
  • Demonstrate the dance moves taught, comfortably, in time to the music.

*PLEASE NOTE - The running of this course is subject to receiving sufficient enrolment numbers. Newbury College reserve the right to close, cancel or postpone a course if it has not received the minimum required enrolment number by the scheduled start date. In the case of cancellation, enrolled students will be notified approximately one week before the start date.

Entry Requirements

Students will be asked to complete a Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire before the first class. Failure to complete the questionnaire may result in the student not being able to participate in the class. If anyone wishes to see a copy of the questionnaire before enrolling, they may contact the Student Services team on 01635 845000 to request a copy.


There are no specific skills required for this course.


This course does not lead to a formal qualification.


Students will be assessed through tutor observation, an individual learning plan and tutor/peer feedback.

Home Study

Homework is not essential, although students will benefit from practising the steps at home.

Work Placement

Students do not need to be in relevant work to enrol on this course.


Students can progress onto the Beginners Level 2 course.

Fees and Additional Costs

There are no additional costs associated with this course.

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*Please note that concessions are only available on tuition and do not apply to any additional registration, examination and/or materials fees. Where we have been unable to provide information on additional costs, these fees will be discussed with you prior to enrolment. For details of fee remission for learners over 19 and 24+ loans click here. If you think you may be entitled to a concession or fee remission, or you would like more information on the additional costs associated with your chosen course, please contact us on 01635 845000 or email info@newbury-college.co.uk.

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